Label Labyrinth: Tips to Help You Shop Fear-Free


Shopping for groceries can be overwhelming. Trying to balance a budget and nutrition while deciphering food labels challenges even the most experienced supermarket sojourner.

To help you sort through all the jargon, here are some clues for decoding the puzzle of buying nutritious, affordable food for your family.

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From Farm to Label - The Health Benefits of Meat

Nicole Yon, R.D.
Farm To Label

Health benefits of meat

There is no doubt that protein is an essential component to any eating pattern. Most often, the protein in our diet comes from animal sources including meat, poultry, and seafood and some plant sources such as soy, nuts and beans. For most individuals including a variety of these protein...

National Poundcake Day

Pound Cake

To celebrate National Pound Cake Day, try this classic recipe from Ladies and Gents Love to Cook!

Sour Cream Pound Cake

3       cups sugar
1       cup butter, softened
1       cup sour cream
6       eggs
3       cups all-purpose flour
1/4    teaspoon baking soda
1/4    teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons...

SCFB Women Donate more than $12,000 to Local Charities

The South Carolina Women's Leadership Committees around the state collected more than $12,000 in food and donations from a drive conducted to raise funds for local charities around South Carolina. Members from county SCFB Women’s Chapters organized to collect food and money for Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) in...

Kershaw County Farm Bureau Replaces FFA Jackets


Craig Bell (center), Kershaw County Farm Bureau President and Patrick McCaskill (left), Kershaw County Farm Bureau Treasurer present David Branham (right), North Central High School Principal with a check for a classroom set of FFA jackets.

On the night of Saturday, January 11, 2020, an EF-2 tornado with sustained...

South Carolina Celebrates National FFA Week

Agricultural FFA Education

National FFA Week
By: FFA New Horizons

From the food we eat to the clothes we wear, agriculture is a part of our daily lives. More than 700,000 FFA members across the Nation will celebrate the role agriculture plays in our lives while sharing the message of agricultural education as part of National FFA Week (Feb. 22...

SC Young Farmers and Ranchers Bridge Agriculture Opportunities

Charleston, SC – A record number of attendees met recently for the annual South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation (SCFB) Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Conference. More than 350 young farmers and agriculturalists (18 to 35 years old) from across the state traveled to Charleston, SC to network, become better leaders in...

SCFB shares concerns of state’s hemp farmers

Hemp has been grown in South Carolina since authorized by state law in 2017 with currently over 100 permitted growers in the state; S.C. farmers have only just started learning about and growing hemp. This crop has many potential benefits for our state’s farmers but comes with equally high risk and many unknowns as the...

SC Farm Bureau Celebrates 76th Annual Meeting, Recognizes Grassroots Leaders

Lauren Prettyman

The South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation opened its 76th Annual Meeting in Myrtle Beach Dec. 5, highlighted by a number of awards and a State of Farm Bureau address from SCFB President Harry Ott.

Nearly 800 Farm Bureau members from across the state gathered not just to prepare for the year ahead, but also to...

Why Reconnecting Our Rural Communities Matters


You may be reading this blog entry from your desk workstation, or perhaps a laptop in a coffee shop. You might even be perusing this on your smartphone. It’s a common, everyday occurrence that can easily be taken for granted. Unfortunately, in many parts of rural South Carolina – it’s not only a luxury to have...